Rheumatology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of immune mediated, crystal mediated and degenerative diseases of joint, muscles, nerves and internal organs.
Typical diseases include but are not limited to:
Treatments involve efforts to improve biomechanics and diet when appropriate. Medical therapies include traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, old and modern immunosupressive medications as well as the newer "biologics".
This specialty requires a referral from your primary care physician.
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